ALTON WINS QUAD AT ROLLING HILLS — The Alton Redbirds finished up nine-hole competition for the regular season in style at Rolling Hills Golf Club in Godfrey on Thursday.
Alton carded a 153 to roll over Civic Memorial (176), Mater Dei (192) and Triad (197) and win the quadrangular.
The Redbirds now enter the Southwestern Conference Tournament at 9 a.m. Tuesday at Belk Park Golf Course in Wood River with a 15-1 record and a 5-1 mark in the SWC.
Natalie Long and Tori Hays were co-medalists for AHS Thursday, both firing 35s. Courtney Hachmann (38) and Ashley Orr (45) rounded out the scoring for Alton.
CM was led by Allison Hemingway with a 40, while Sara Gwillim (43), Kayla Slavens (46) and Izzy Roberts (47) rounded out the scoring.
MARQUETTE ROLLS TO ANOTHER TOURNEY VICTORY — The Marquette Catholic Explorers picked up a win in the CYC/Bob Guelker Tournament on Thursday, defeating Trinity 3-1.
The win improves the Explorers to 6-8-1 on the season. Nate Siener scored the first goal for Marquette in the second minute, assisted by Matt Buchheit. Zach Weinman booted the game winner in the 10th minute on a feed from Adam Hammond.
The Explorers took a 2-1 lead into the half and Jacob File added an insurance goal in the 59th minute, assisted by Collin Dunn, to help secure the victory.
Brandon Sanfilippo caged eight saves to garner the triumph in the net.